August 1, 2018 / 11:35 AM / 2 months ago

TSX falls 0.35 percent

(Reuters) - - The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX fell 57.24 points, or 0.35 percent, to 16,376.77.

The Toronto Stock Exchange sign is seen in Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

- Lagging shares were Aphria Inc, down 8.2 percent, First Quantum Minerals Ltd, down 7.9 percent, and Maxar Technologies Ltd, lower by 6.4 percent.

- Leading the percentage gainers were Enercare Inc, up 52.8 percent, Corus Entertainment Inc, up 8.4 percent, and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd , higher by 6.4 percent.

- On the TSX 100 issues advanced and 142 declined as a 0.7-to-1 ratio favored decliners. There were 9 new highs and 4 new lows, with total volume of 183.0 million shares.

- The most heavily traded shares by volume were Enercare Inc, Aurora Cannabis Inc and Bombardier Inc.

- The TSX’s energy group fell 0.92 points, or 0.44 percent, while the financials sector climbed 0.22 points, or 0.07 percent.

- West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 1.4 percent, or $0.96, to $67.8 a barrel. Brent crude fell 2.32 percent, or $1.72, to $72.49 [O/R]

- The TSX is up 1 percent for the year.

Reporting By Sinéad Carew

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